Plans, elevations, sections, and details of the Alhambra, from drawings taken on the spot in 1834 by Jules Goury, and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones
Vol. 1 has added t. p.: La Alhambra palais ... 1842
Chiefly in English and French
Vol. 2 has added t. p.: Details and ornaments from the Alhambra. 1845
Plate XLIX missing from the original
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Subject: About the Alhambra by Owen Jones
The first folio (1842) contains hundreds of illustrations, translations of Arabic script, rendered in the angular Kufic style on the building, and an essay on the palace by Pascual de Gayangos, a scholar of Spanish Arab civilization. The second volume, with fifty chromolithographic images of decorative fragments, was created to supply designers, ornamentalists, and manufacturers with ornamental details to study and copy. This publication engendered enormous popular enthusiasm for the Islamic style, and European and American designers eagerly copied its illustrations. The book ultimately established Jones as a leading authority on ornament.
The full title reads as follows: Plans, elevations, sections, and details of the Alhambra, from drawings taken on the spot in 1834 by Jules Goury, and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones. With a complete translation of the Arabic inscriptions, and an historical notice of the kings of Granada from the conquest of that city by the Arabs to the expulsion of the Moors, by Pasqual de Gayangos.
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